How to Create Value as a Law Firm Associate
August 31, 2017 POSTED IN: Business Development

This is a message to young law firm associates: Your law firm cares about your personal and professional growth. But make no mistake, the law is a business – often a cutthroat one. Your firm has made a big investment in you in terms of salary, benefits, training and overhead. It expects a return on thatREAD MORE

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Real, Sustainable Success Requires Strategy and Structure
August 25, 2017 POSTED IN: Business Development

How many times have you read a book or blog post, listened to a keynote or podcast, and been inspired to take on the world? You know the feeling. The writer or speaker drops a bunch of knowledge bombs which open your mind to new possibilities. You can barely wait to get back to theREAD MORE

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How Law Firms Can Stay at the Cutting-Edge of Innovation
August 17, 2017 POSTED IN: Business Development

There’s a great deal that the legal industry can learn from the technology industry. A good starting point is Eric Ries’ book The Lean Startup, which is filled ideas that are just as valuable (perhaps more valuable) for large, institutional law firms as they are for fast-growing tech startups. Another great source of ideas andREAD MORE

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The Long Game of Business Development: Why Personal Branding for Lawyers is Paramount
August 10, 2017 POSTED IN: Business Development

There’s a misconception in the marketplace that the issues of personal branding for lawyers and business development for lawyers are distinct concepts. This post is meant to dispel this misunderstanding. It all comes down to appreciating the fact business development in the legal industry is a long game played over many years, and that theREAD MORE

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Lessons for Young Lawyers from Lincoln
August 3, 2017 POSTED IN: Business Development

The practice of law has changed in many important ways over the years, but in many others it has not. In today’s cutthroat, competitive culture, we have a tendency to romanticize what things were like in the legal profession “back in the day.” When we think of the “Giants” of our profession, those who leftREAD MORE

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Harrington is led by Jay Harrington, an attorney who is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and worked as an associate for top international law firms, including Skadden Arps and Foley & Lardner. Jay and his team have not only the design and writing chops to make your firm stand out, but the expertise to understand and distill the complicated concepts that professional services providers grapple with.